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Vicki_Oz
09-10-2004, 10:19 AM
A little while back I posted this painting asking for name suggestions, it was also posted on structured critiques forum.

After a lot of repainting I've finally finished this piece and named it 'The Portress'......thank you romell! :) thank you to everyone for their suggestions and kind comments.

The first thumbnail is the original posted pic......the second the finished painting.

romell
09-10-2004, 11:00 PM
Very nice painting. I like your modification on the background - now it looks that she had a long journey. Job well done.

billiam
09-11-2004, 12:11 AM
beautiful artwork and comp. bill

ExpressiveAngie
09-11-2004, 07:47 AM
I loved it before and I love it after...a beautiful woman going about her mundane task, looking content (isnt that a little of all woman?)

sassybird
09-11-2004, 11:41 AM
This turned out wonderfully. I like the changes you made. It makes everything softer while leaving the woman as the main subject. The difference in the surroundings and the labor that she is doing is a nice contrast.

colours_man
09-11-2004, 01:43 PM
Hi there,
I really like your use of colour here. Lovely painting!
Nick

Vicki_Oz
09-12-2004, 02:09 AM
Thank you everyone for your kind comments. I am so happy with the end result and I owe a big thanks to Sue (Dyin) and Henrik for their wonderful imput and insight.

I love her so much I'm going to do another with the same kind of feel, colours and textures.

Kind regards
Vicki

Eileenjm
09-12-2004, 03:16 AM
:) Lovely work. :clap: :clap:
Eileen